Pregnancy/Baby

Probiotics and Colic

A study in Pediatics found a decrease in colic in exclusively breastfed infants with the introduction of the probiotic, lactobacillus reuteri. The study concluded, “L. reuteri DSM 17 938 at a dose of 108 colony-forming units per day in early breastfed infants...

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Vitamin D Deficiency and Preeclampsia

A new study in American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology finds lower blood levels of vitamin D in women who develop early-onset severe preeclampsia, a severe form of pregnancy-related high blood pressure.  Of the preeclampsia group, 54 percent were deemed to...

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